Hayden Panettiere reportedly pregnant with Wladimir Klitschko’s baby

Hayden Panettiere is reportedly pregnant, expecting a baby with fiance Wladimir Klitschko, and if the past is any indication, she’ll take her sweet time before confirming the good news.

“Hayden is totally pregnant!,” a source told Us Weekly for a story published Wednesday.

News broke in March 2013 that the couple, who have been off and on since 2009, were engaged. The “Heroes” and “Nashville” actress, however, didn’t bother to confirm her affianced status until a visit to “Live! With Kelly and Michael” in October.

The way Klitschko proposed was “very sweet and simple and genuine,” she told Brides magazine recently (via People).


The two had broken up for about a year in the middle of their time together, saying it was difficult to have a relationship between two continents, but she went public with their reunion early last year.

Babies appear to have been on the actress-singer’s mind for a while.

“I’ve lived a very big life, and I don’t feel my age, and I feel like I was born to be a mother. ... Motherhood is the most beautiful, exciting thing, and there’s nothing that I feel like I can’t accomplish while having children in my life,” she told Glamour in May 2013. “I would sacrifice having more years of being wherever I want whenever I want for years with my kids.”

As for a wedding, don’t expect one soon: “Everything that’s happening in Ukraine definitely put a hold on things,” Panettiere told Parade in a May interview. “But we have time.”

Her fiance’s 42-year-old brother, Vitali Klitschko, was just elected mayor of Kiev. He ran in tandem with chocolate billionaire Petro Poroshenko, who on Sunday declared victory in Ukraine’s presidential race.